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Campaigning Heats Up Ahead of Tuesday’s District 45 Democratic Primary
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Campaigning Heats Up Ahead of Tuesday’s District 45 Democratic Primary

Monique Chandler-Waterman (left) and Farah Louis. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner) By Zainab Iqbal and Sam Raskin MIDWOOD/EAST FLATBUSH – City Council candidate Monique Chandler-Waterman accused Council Member Farah Louis of orchestrating an unspecified “deal” involving Trump supporters and “greedy landlords and developers” to get votes from right-leaning voters in the

Borough President, Local Pols Call For Investigation, Reforms Following Voting Delays
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Borough President, Local Pols Call For Investigation, Reforms Following Voting Delays

After an election day marred by long lines [/sloppy-start-on-election-day/], malfunctioning ballot scanners [/ballot-scanners-down-throughout-brooklyn/] and confused poll workers [/opinion-we-need-better-trained-poll-workers/], Brooklyn politicians have set their sights on serious election reform. This morning, Borough President Eric Adams took to the steps of the Brooklyn Board of Elections (BOE) building downtown to call for

6 Questions For Kate Cucco, Bay Ridge Activist & Candidate For State Assembly
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6 Questions For Kate Cucco, Bay Ridge Activist & Candidate For State Assembly

Photo courtesy of Kate CuccoDemocratic State Assembly candidate Kate Cucco [/cucco-announces-candidacy-46th-assembly-district/#.V5D5oZOAOko] has been interested in public service since she was a child in her native Ohio, when she often tagged along with her grandfather to United Steelworkers Union [http://www.usw.org/] events. The 31-year-old, who now lives in

125,000 Brooklynites Purged From Voter Rolls & More Primary Problems
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125,000 Brooklynites Purged From Voter Rolls & More Primary Problems

Affidavit ballot. (Photo: John Morton [https://www.flickr.com/photos/morton/3002941350/in/photolist-5zmRQS] / Flickr) Tuesday’s primaries have raised more questions than answers for Brooklynites. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has opened an investigation [http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/21/nyregion/new-york-attorney-general-opens-inquiry-into-primary-day-complaints.html] and New York City

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